Caramelized onion, mushroom & goat cheese crostini

This past weekend my roommates and I hosted a “Christmakkuh”-inspired cocktail party at our apartment. It was potluck style, so everyone brought a dish to share. From appetizers and dips to dessert, our counter featured a little bit of everything.

My contribution for the evening was a caramelized onion and mushroom crostini with goat cheese and roasted garlic spread — a recipe I found on the beloved Pinterest.com. Little did I know that it would be such a hit and become one of the best things I’ve ever made!

Try it for yourself — either at home or as your very own contribution to upcoming holiday parties.

(This recipe comes from the “For the Love of Cooking” blog.)

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of goat cheese (you can also sub feta cheese)
  • 1/2 cup of sour cream
  • 1/2 head of roasted garlic, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 sweet yellow onion, sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 baguette, sliced thinly

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Combine goat cheese, sour cream, roasted garlic, salt and pepper and mix thoroughly.
  3. Place the baguette slices on a baking sheet and spray tops with olive oil spray.
  4. Cook baguette slices for 5-7 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from oven and set aside.
  6. In a large skillet, heat 1/2 tsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp butter over medium heat.
  7. Add onion and saute for 15-20 minutes until caramelized.
  8. Remove from pan and set aside.
  9. Re-heat pan over medium-high heat and add remaining 1/2 tsp olive oil and 1/2 tsp butter.
  10. Add mushrooms and saute until golden brown.
  11. Add the onions back into the pan with mushrooms and through and season with salt.
  12. Spread the goat cheese mixture evenly onto the crostini and top with a spoonful of mushroom and onion mixture.
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